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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . event interrupted. as at other recent events, protesters at former president clinton's event last night in waterloo called him a rapist. captured on camera. a high school fight in iowa city has some parents concerned for their students' safety. a small town with the largest solar farm. kalona is trying to leverage the power of the good thursday morning! it's 4:30 on october 13th. here's a live look at the city cam. today, former president bill clinton will make two more stops on his iowa bus tour to support hillary clinton. the 42nd president will be at cornell college in mount vernon at 1 p.m. doors to that event open at noon. cornell has been a frequent stop during election cycles in recent years - with president
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speaking there while campaigning. he will also be making a stop in davenport tonight. some protestors showed up at the former president's rally in waterloo last night -- calling him a 'rapist'. " he's a rapist. bill is a rapist. " others at the event quickly removed the protestors were quickly after that. this is at least the 4th time people have shouted rape allegations at him during clinton campaign rallies, around the country. conservative radio show host, and trump supporter, alex jones looks o told listeners he'll give away a total of $100,000 dollars for these kinds of outbursts. last night, mr. clinton denied protestors the last word. " that's what's wrong with american politics. i don't want you to treat them the way they treat you. " jones' challenge comes as trump tries to hammer bill clinton on alleged sexual misconduct, decades ago.
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former president has denied those allegations. as hillary clinton is taking today off campaigning, her team is watching the latest batch of stolen emails wikileaks released. clinton's top adviser says the f-b-i is investigating russia's role in hacking thousands of his personal emails. the contents of the emails are offering a glimpse into the inner-workings of the clinton campaign. clinton campaign chairman john podesta says donald trump's campaign may have been aware of advance. "the russian government seems to be trying to interfere in this election in favor of mr. trump, though we do know that is in fact what's been going on. the hacks, the leaks and the ongoing support for one side of this campaign. " podesta says he is not confirming the validity of
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publications are reporting women are coming forward to say donald trump inappropriate ly touched them. we'll look at the trump campaign's response, later this half hour. the head of an iowa republican women's group is stepping down because she says she can no longer support donald trump. melissa gesing, resigned from her position as president of the iowa federation of republican women through a post on her blog tuesday. gesing writes: "i cannot in good conscience lead this organization or look at myself do not take a stand against the racism, sexism, and hate that donald j. trump continues to promote." the iowa federation of republican women says the group will keep supporting trump. "although those comments eleven years ago were offensive - i do not believe he is degrading to women now " gesing declined an interview. she says she is still a republican and will support other republican candidates, just not trump. a video posted to social media of a fight between iowa city west students
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the video shows a group of girls punching two students repeatedly near the school during the school day. the video was posted online, but was deleted soon after. zee brown, the mother of kayah hicks, saved the video from social media. she says her daughter is now too scared to go to school, and says the school is not doing enough to stop it. but school leaders say they do have policies in place. "11:27:57;07i didn't really know how to react i know i was upset for one because they interrupted a really great moment in our lives with this foolishness. i felt betrayed by the school locate my daughter. " "11:14:46;03we want all of our professionals and all of our adults to be aware of what's happening in the school and being able to put a check on kids so they notice what may become a bad relationship. we want to stop it before it starts. " brown says she believes the
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again. as linn-mar school enrollment keeps growing, one idea could shift the grade assignments to accommodate more students. the plan calls for students in preschool through 4th grade to go to elementary schools. grades 5 to 7 to go to middle schools, including a new school the district would need to build. 8th and 9th graders would go to a newly converted center that is currently excelsior middle school. and 10th through 12th graders would go to the high school. the district says the plan still need board approval. a large bond issue is on the horizon for voters in johnson county. iowa city schools are planning to ask voters to approve a $191 million dollar bond. that money would go toward continuing a project to build and renovate buildings in the school district. it would also help fund additions on the new liberty high school in north liberty, which hasn't opened yet. the superintenden t says everyone would feel the effects. " we think we're going to get a tremendous value for the
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renovations at all of our current schools completed." the vote is scheduled to take place in september 20- 17. if it passes, it would raise property taxes by about $170 a year on a $200,000 dollar house, starting in the year 20-22. the university of iowa wants to renovate part of kinnick stadium... at a cost of nearly $90 million dollars. the university has submitted a plan to the state regents for redoing the north end zone stands. those stands are about 30 years old. them during the 2006 kinnick renovation project. this is a look at renderings for the project. the proposed renovation would replace the existing general admission seating with upper and lower general admission seating bowls... plus two general admission concourses... and a premium club level. the regents will talk about the plan at their next meeting. if they approve it, the university hopes to complete the project before the 2019 football season. keeping minds and doors open
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engineering and math or stem. that's the hope of an conference for more than 500 female middle school students today. the girls are learning about career fields in stem at an event at coe college from 9 this morning until 2. they'll meet with about 100 women already working in stem-related careers. the town of kalona in washington county will soon be home to to one of the biggest solar farms in the state. farmers electric cooperative is now spending about $1.2 million dollars to build a 4 and a half acre solar fa panels, that were built there 2 years ago. once it's complete, the solar farm will produce 2 mega watts of electricity. that's enough to power about 200 homes. one local business - farmers hen house, say it is proud solar energy supplies their power. "they want local food. they want to know where it comes from. they want it from sustainable agriculture so it just fits very well with that that we're using sustainable energy, renewable energy to package the product." " construction on the solar farm
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the island of bermuda is preparing for hurricane nicole, now a category 4 storm. a number of airlines have canceled flights to bermuda as the hurricane is expected to cross over the island today. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good
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generally getting down to around 32 degrees. elsewhere, readings are generally 34-38 degrees, which is cool enough for a few pockets of frost to develop. a hard freeze did not occur last ni today, plan on lots of sunshine and highs rebounding back to the upper 50s. the wind will be very light out of the south. friday will be warmer in the 60s, with 70s likely for the weekend. there remains a chance of storms late on
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night. have a great day!today: sunny, high around 58. tonight: clear, low around 40. tomorrow: sunny, high around 67. tomorrow night: mostly
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brew at czech village/new bohemia main street districtget a taste of urban living in two great cedar rapids neighborhood s! meet at the artisan's sanctuary to get your souvenir glass and tour map. crmainstreet. org http: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm flood the district at newbo city market yard rise up newbo and flood the streets of the new bohemia district to celebrate the
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z's experiment, drew t hurn, and funkdaddies will perform. https: thanks kaj. forecasters say an extremely dangerous hurricane nicole has strengthened into a category 4 storm and is heading for bermuda. the u-s national hurri say nicole's maximum sustained winds have increased to 130 miles per hour. the storm is less than 200 miles south-southwest of bermuda. forecasters expect nicole to pick up speed and pass near or over bermuda on thursday. overnight, samsung expanded its recall of galaxy note sevens, which can overheat and catch
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trump is facing a wave of new allegations of sexual misconduct. the nominee has denied any past incidents, but several women have come forward now. abc's angelica spanos joins us with the campaign's reaction and what it plans to do next. after the now infamous tape of donald trump making lewd comments about women came out... so have more allegations of unwanted sexual advances from allegedly happened years ago. sot jessica leeds, nyt credit it was a real sho when all of a sudden he started encroaching in my space and i hesitate to use this expression, but he was like an octopus. he had 6 arms, he was all over the place. jessica leeds tells the new york times she was groped by trump on a plane back in the eighties. she claims the gop nominee tried to put his hand up her skirt. rachel crooks also tells the paper that in 2005, while working at trump tower, trump kissed her on the cheek and on the mouth the first time she met him. fs: a statement released by trumps campaign says: "this entire article is fiction, and for the
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character assassination against mr. trump on a topic like this is dangerous." both women in the times article are hillary clinton supporters there's also another allegation from tasha dixon. she competed as miss arizona in 2001 and says trump went into dressing rooms while her and other contestants were naked. sot dixon : dixon: i'm telling you donald trump owned the pageant for the reasons to utilize his power to get around beautiful women.none of the women ever reported the alleged misconduct to police, but they say they told friends and family. hillary clinton's campaign responded to the latest allegations, saying? fs: these reports suggest that he lied on the debate stage and that the disgusting behavior he bragged about in the tape is more than just words."the clinton mpaign is also dealing with the fallout emore than one-thou details the campaign's inner workings. tag sources tell abc news that donald trump's team is launching a lawsuit ainst the new york
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the shooting and wounding of 2 officers overnight has died. police say the officers were responding to a report of a person with a gun late last night in east boston when they started being shot at. one of the officers was shot multiple times and is listed in stable condition. sot "two of the officers dragged their fellow officers out of the line of fire so they were in a protected zone and the officers continued to engage in a gun exchange. " officers say the suspect had an assault rifle and bulletproof vest.
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temperatures are the main story with areas along and north of highway 20 generally getting down to around 32 degrees. elsewhere, readings are generally 34-38 degrees, which is cool enough for a few pockets of frost to develop. a hard freeze did not occur last night in any major metro area. today, plan on lots of sunshine and highs rebounding back to the upper 50s. the wind will be very light out of the south. friday will be warmer in the 60s, with a chance of storms late on saturday into saturday night. have a great day!today: sunny, high around 58. tonight: clear, low around 40. tomorrow: sunny, high around 67. tomorrow night: mostly cloudy, low around 54. thanks kaj. abc's kendis gibson and diane macedo have today's tech bytes.
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and diane macedo have today's tech bytes. in today's "techbytes" -- a new move by samsung. >> early this morning, the company expanded it recall of the note 7 smartphones to include all relamt phones as well. >> the company is giving a $100
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another samsung. fitness trackers worn on the wrist don't always give the most accurate readings. doctors recommend taking several readings, not just one. the star of some of the most popular cat videos on the the internet is prince michael. >> his owner, aaron benitez said right away, he knew a star was born. >> i got him a few years ago. he was a superchill cat. he loved b working with prince michael is, he's a cat.
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how do they make starburst taste so juicy? they use wicked small fighter jets to shoot the juiciness into every starburst. [ pilot ] it's about to get juicy. whoo! i feel so aliii... it takes guts.
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early morning news. new accusations. donald trump's lawyers this morning are demanding a retraction from the new york times after 2 women report the presidential nominee touched them inappropriate ly. another way to get to marion, robins and hiawatha. that's what a new exit on i- 380 would mean for drivers -- but it would take years. a new study finds iowa has a high racial disparity for drug arrests. good thursday morning! it's 5 o'clock on october 13th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... temperatures are the main story with areas along and north of highway 20 generally getting down to around 32 degrees. elsewhere,


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